Patti McGill Peterson Center for International and Intercultural Studies
There are mandatory orientation sessions on the St. Lawrence campus prior to departure.
Upon arrival in Vienna, students travel to the alpine village of Dorfgastein for a week of intensive language instruction and cultural orientation. The week is intended to ease the transition into Austrian culture and allows time for skiing and recreation as well.
The first week is followed by an orientation in Vienna where the students will become acquainted with the city and prepare for the courses they will be taking. In addition, there are excursions to places of historical and cultural importance in Vienna and nearby areas.